Wellness - Yoga


Wellness Programs

Yoga at Fernwood

Spring Yoga
Vinyasa Flow All Levels
Wednesdays, 12:15–1:30pm

May 23, 30

Build strength and cardiovascular capacity by linking hatha yoga postures with flowing vinyasas. Variations offered for all levels.

$12 (Members $10)

Click on individual dates above to register.

Summer Yoga
Vinyasa Flow All Levels 
Wednesdays, 12:15–1:30pm and 5:30–6:45pm

Bring your yoga practice into the gorgeous outdoors—blooming with colors, sounds, and smells. All levels welcome in this rejuvenating class that will incorporate both yang (energetic movement) and yin (restorative) poses to restore your vital self!

June 6, 13, 20, 27
July 4, 11, 18, 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

June 6, 13, 20, 27

** In July we will decide which Wednesday class time to keep based on participation levels, so be sure to come out and support this unique programming! If both class times do well, we will offer both times into the Fall.

$12 (Members $10)
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“Reclaiming our Nature” Contemplative Program: Summer Retreat
Saturday, July 21, 1–4pm

Meditation teacher and University of Notre Dame research professor Deirdre Guthrie presents the third of our 2018 seasonal contemplative programs, featuring a variety of meditation activities and exercises to guide you through your inner landscapes of well-being as you honor this time of peak growth and seasonal surroundings.

$40 (Members $35)
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Register by July 17.

Private Yoga
We offer yoga for all levels and can provide other services, such as massage, facials, and catered vegetarian meals. Lodging recommendations are also available.

Contact instructor, Deirdre Guthrie, for program details and availability at dguthrie@fernwoodbotanical.org.

About the Instructor
Deirdre is a professor investigating the anthropology of well being at Notre Dame University and a consultant to the “ALIVE!” Project at Rush Hospital. Deirdre completed the two year advanced teacher training program and Seminary at the Chicago Temple of Kriya Yoga, apprenticed with Dynamic Yoga Teacher Dodfrey Devereaux in Ibiza, Spain, and is certified in Ayurvedic nutrition and deep-tissue massage.

Her continuing education has been in Viniyoga and Yin/Restorative. She has helped facilitate yoga workshops and retreats in Scotland, Mexico, California, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and the Bahamas. She relishes practicing at her partner’s painting studio in Buchanan, her daughter Ella by her side.

Click here for more information on Deirdre.